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Thompson Flat Campground

Name: Thompson Flat Campground

Thompson Flat Campground is located on a large gentle slope which is covered with an evergreen forest. It is an interesting campground. It is well developed with 25 campsites, 3 group sites, at least 4 fairly new vault style outhouses and a well(which is out of order) but very little of it appears to get much use. I can see why though there just isn't much to do in this area other than fishing at Lake Cleveland and hike or ride the trails in the area however Lake Cleveland has a campground which doesn't seem to be heavily used either. Also Twin Lakes Campground is set up for horsemen to use so there goes the trail riding. But back the the campground, it is a nice campground except for the weeds growing in almost all the campsites because they aren't used much. Now don't get me wrong I could definately see camping in many of them If there was a nearby activity I wanted to pursue.

Campsites: Thompson Flat Campgrorund has 25 campsites of which 4 are double sites and 3 group sites or loops. Loop A max persons is 40, Loop B is 64 and Loop C handles 56. The roads and driveways are gravel while the campsites are dirt. Campsites range from fully shaded to full sun. Each campsite is equipped with a picnic table and firepit with grate. The group areas each have a small community area with a larger fire ring and bbq grill or grills.

Host on Site: No

Water: There is a water well however it is not working as of January 2022.

Garbage Services: No

Electricity Available: No

Restroom: There are at least 4 vault style outhouses which were fairly clean and all had toilet paper.

Handicap Accessible: The campground per recreation.gov is handicap accessible and it is much better than some but the only thing I saw that look handicap accessible were the outhouses although access to them may not be the greatest.

Firewood: No firewood for sale here.

Pets: Pets are allowed on a leash.

Picnic Area: No but I'm sure you could find an empty campsite to use for a couple hours.

Recreation: Camping, fishing, biking and hiking.

Fishing: Fishing for trout is available at Lake Cleveland which is stocked multiple times each year.

Boating: None on site and only unpowered on Lake Cleveland.

Swimming: Not on site but may be done at Lake Cleveland when it warms up.

Wildlife: Deer for sure but am not sure of other wildlife.

Additional Camping Opportunities: Lake Cleveland Campground and Twin Lakes Campground

Nearby Services: Albion, ID is your nearest source of supplies. Check out this GoogleMap.

RV Dumping Site: None nearby that I am aware of.

Location/Driving instructions: From Burley, ID using I84 follow this GoogleMap.

Coordinates: 42.326364,-113.621151

Elevation: 8000 Feet

Reviewed Date: August 2021

Fees And Reservations: As of January 2022 single sites were $8 per night and group sites $50. For current fees or to reserve a campsite or group area checkout recreation.gov.

This information is accurate as of the date of the review.

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